Best time to visit Hangzhou

Best time to visit Hangzhou is from March to October. West Lake in summer is in its most beautiful moment.

Travel to Hangzhou in Spring

Spring in Hangzhou (March to May) will be the golden travel time. But changeable weather in this season will let you feel a little uncomfortable. Rainy days are often. Be careful about the sharp temperature in a day.
 
Colorful blossoms along the West Lake will let you have a joyful mood to walk along it. If you travel to West Lake in a misty day, you will see the essential charms of this site.
Picking spring Longjing tea in Hangzhou is a tip choice for your spring Hangzhou tour. The green tea garden with fresh air and smells of the tea will let you forget about the trouble in the daily life.

Travel to Hangzhou in Summer

Summer in Hangzhou (June to August) is another hot tourism season which is with different scenes in Spring. It is also a rainy season but it will turn to fine in a short time. During this season, Hangzhou is popular with domestic visitors as well.
 
Lotus in West Lake makes this site in a bright color. Appreciating lotus in the pavilion of West Lake scenic area, you can get rid of the summer heat immediately.
You can pay a visit to Lingyin Temple – one of the top tem famous Buddhist temples in China.
Xixi Wetland National Park can be a good summer resort in Hangzhou

Travel to Hangzhou in Autumn

Autumn in Hangzhou (Sep to Nov) with comfortable temperature is suitable for foreign tourists who are annoyed on the rainy days. Autumn is generally sunny and dry, and the foliage season is in November.
 
A West Lake cruise in this season is great. Sightseeing this famous attraction by cruise ship in a cool day, sounds great!
Also, consider about the water towns in Hangzhou such as Wuzhen and Xitang.

Travel to Hangzhou in Winter

Hangzhou winters are at times very chilly. Winter temperature often tends to drop below zero and records minus temperatures. Winter in Hangzhou is a little cold, make sure to take enough thick clothes with you.
 

Climate Data Table for Hangzhou

                Month
   Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
maximum
temperature
(℃)
7.4
9.1
13.8
20.6
25.6
28.3
33.3
32.7
27.2
22.7
17.1
10.5
minimum
temperature
(℃)
0.56
1.7
5.6
11.3
16.6
21.1
25.2
24.5
20.6
13.8
8.5
2.7
Rainfall (mm)
73.9
84.6
139.1
127.0
142.2
231.1
159.3
156.1
145.6
87.0
60.5
46.2
Days of rainfall
2.6
3.6
4.7
5.2
6.4
8
5.2
6.1
7.1
2.9
2.3
1.5